byWorld War II Pacific Theater U.S. Gov't Documentary Films
"The Tarawa Atol was located on the outer fringe of Japan's Pacific defense in the Gilbert Islands....At Daylight, American Navel vessels pounded Tarawa with high explosives for four solid hours....American troops carry the War in Japan's bases, payback for Pearl Harbor is the battle cry.... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: vhs, Marshall Islands, Angaur Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Created in 1951, "Crusade in the Pacific" was an early television documentary that remains one of the most comprehensive looks at the Pacific Campaign on land, sea and air. In 24 separate 30 minute episodes, "Crusade" journals the War through tons and tons of basically uncensored stock footage, along with the timeless voice of Westbrook Van Voorhis. This episode of Crusade in the Pacific, Speeding Up the Attack: The Marshalls, looks at the Allied campaign against the... Topics: Crusade In The Pacific, World War II, WWII, Pacific Campaign, Battle Of Tarawa, Marshall Islands
This fascinating WWII film shows the campaign in the Marshall Islands in 1943-1944, with the strategic importance of the islands described — hitting the Japanese flank near the naval base at Truk and securing a line of assault in the south Pacific. The film shows American aircraft destroying Japanese shipping and cutting off Japanese bases from vital supplies, all the while diminishing Japanese air power. Japanese bases on the Marshalls were assaulted for 75 days by aircraft, from air... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Marshall Islands, War, Truk, Japanese Imperial Navy, Kwajalein...